Tag Archives: early scotland

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2006.56.9

Extract from book `The History of the Western Highlands and Isles of Scotland 1493-1625` by Donald Gregory.

Extracts relating to Tiree: pp 14-17, 24-27, 110-111, 120-123, 132-133, 190-191, 234-235, 390-391.

2000.61.2

CD Pròiseact Thiriodh CD-SA1953-85.

Hector MacLean (Eachann Ban) talks about funeral customs; the story of `Blar nan Sguab`; a premonition of cars; the building of the wall at Crossapol; stories of a hand and a money box and about stealing the goodness from milk; stories about fairies, water-horses and mermaids; how emigrants had to leave their cattle at Island House; spinning sìoman; harvest customs; Iain Kennedy and his stories; droving; coal boats; whisky making; a story about a wolf and a fox; shebeens and his work as a steward.

2000.61.53

Mini-disk SA1953/85.

Hector MacLean (Eachann Ban) talks about funeral customs; the story of `Blar nan Sguab`; a premonition of cars; the building of the wall at Crossapol; stories of a hand and a money box and about stealing the goodness from milk; stories about fairies, water-horses and mermaids; how emigrants had to leave their cattle at Island House; spinning sìoman; harvest customs; Iain Kennedy and his stories; droving; coal boats; whisky making; a story about a wolf and a fox; shebeens and his work as a steward.

2004.206.4

Paperback book `Alba: The Gaelic Kingdom of Scotland 800-1124` by Stephen Driscoll.

The establishment of the fedal kingdom of Alba from kingdoms of the Picts, Northumbria, Dalriada and Strathclyde.

2004.206.9

Hardback book `The Argyll Book` edited by Donald Omand.

Twnety-one chapters about Argyll by recognised experts in the fields of archaeology, prehistory, early Christianity, the Viking period, the Lordship of the Isles, the Clan Campbell, industry, architecture, agriculture, oral traditions and traditions, Gaelic language and literature.

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